On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
1945, cast 1976
3 5/8 x 5 1/8 x 5/8 in. (9.2 x 13 x 1.6 cm) (show scale)
Raised letters at lower right: "CHAIM / GROSS / 45"
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David Goldschild
Small rectangular plaque with irregularly contoured sides containing relief of nude female figure seated on ground with knees bent; her head and legs are in profile, her torso in 3/4 profile. She holds the arm of a small child (girl with ponytail?) seated on her leg. Roughly modeled surfaces. Rod screws into back of plaque to form a stand.
Condition: Good; light green patina allover.
Chaim Gross (American, born Austria, 1904-1991). Untitled, 1945, cast 1976. Bronze, 3 5/8 x 5 1/8 x 5/8 in. (9.2 x 13 x 1.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David Goldschild, 86.279. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 86.279_bw.jpg)
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